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FIRE CHIEF - JONATHAN BLANKENSHIP

226 East Madison Street.
Phone number 662.456.4190

The Houston Volunteer Fire Department Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:00 PM at the First Station located at 226 East Madison Street.



Mississippi State Rating Bureau

Insurance Rating

Class 6

Members are a combination of six (6) career firefighters and 20-25 volunteer firefighters.

Vehicles

Three pumpers/ one rescue / one brush truck / one tanker.

Response coverage

Approximately 58 square miles; also provide mutual and automatic aide assistance throughout Chickasaw county.

Average yearly calls

Approximately 600

Training

Training ranges from Certified Firefighter, Emergency Medical Responder/Technician, Hazardous Materials Technician, Emergency Vehicle operations; a host of other fire service certifications and training.

Houston Volunteer Fire Department annually hosts Houston Fire Academy for Kids and youth ages 8-13. The Academy attendees learn about the job and equipment of a firefighter and are taught fire safety.​


  • 120 East Madison St.
    P.O. Box 548
    Houston, MS 38851
  • Phone:  662.456.2328
    Fax:      662.456.9535
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